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Liverpool photographer David J Colbran covers  UK's largest free celebration of African music and culture

Music photography at Africa Oye 2024

Africa Oye is done and dusted - wow what a great weekend. Saturday's music and line up was a killer. So coming up a few highlights of the artists and some ground views. Anyways, my favourite festival and a highlight of my year for sure.

Categories: Photography, Liverpool, Music
Tags: AfricaOye, Oye, world, music, live, festivals, gigs

Published on Wed Jul 3, 2024

David J Colbran expert freelance photographer details a photography case-study at a three day medical conference at Manchester Central

Expert conference photographer Manchester

I was back with the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) at the Manchester Central Convention Complex taking conference photos and covering an evening gala dinner at Manchester Museum

Categories: Photography, Events
Tags: conference, conferences, Manchester, ManchesterCentral, corporate, medical, health

Published on Wed Jun 19, 2024

Liverpool photographer documents the abandoned Copperas Hill postal sorting office in Liverpool in 2012 prior to demolition.

Urban archaeology at Copperas Hill

Personal project from 2012 looking at the abandoned Copperas Hill postal sorting office prior to its demolition. #throwbackthursday

Categories: Photography, Liverpool, Architecture, Personal
Tags: personal, project, copperashill

Published on Thu Jun 13, 2024

Liverpool PR photography expert David J Colbran lists his top ten tips for successful public relations photo commissions and shoots

Top Ten Tips for PR Photography

As it suggests on my homepage, ‘good photography is good business.’ This is never further from the truth when it comes to Public Relations Photography

Categories: Photography, Liverpool, Press
Tags: pr, publicrelations, public, relations, tips

Published on Fri May 31, 2024

Liverpool photographer David J Colbran at the start of a personal project investigating colours and reflections.

Colour reflection experiments

Inspired by some recent colour and reflection experiments when on a holiday in Newcastle, I've had a delve back through my archive and found some nice image contrasts.

Categories: Photography, Personal
Tags: personal, project, colours, colour, reflection, relfections

Published on Tue May 7, 2024

Liverpool freelance photographer details his expertise photographing exhibition and trade stands at the biggest shows around the UK

Exhibition Stand Photography at Trade Shows and Conferences

I have been photographing exhibition stands for many years and just realised I have never really posted about it before. Perhaps a few images in the end of year review, or as part of a bigger conference job. But I've been commissioned recently by a few stand designers and thought I would write some thoughts and highlight some favourite images from the archive.

Categories: Photography, Events
Tags: business, commercial, corporate, trade, shows, exhibitions, conference, conferences, tradeshows, designers

Published on Tue Apr 16, 2024

Liverpool photographer has some portrait images in the business press trade magazine with a law client from a recent commission

Portraits in the press and social media

I had some portrait images in the business press trade magazine with a law client from a recent commission ....

Categories: Photography, Liverpool, People
Tags: editorial, press, portraits, law, socialmedia

Published on Tue Mar 12, 2024

Liverpool PR Photographer David J Colbran checks some interesting adverts for Aintree Grand National

Aintree Grand National photographer

If you read my posts before you will know my experience with Photography for the Outdoor Advertising Industry. On my travels the other day, I noticed some interesting and eye catching adverts for the forthcoming Grand National.

Categories: Photography, Press, Events
Tags: business, commercial, Aintree, exteriors, advertising, ooh, outdoor, industry, adverts, retail

Published on Wed Feb 21, 2024

Liverpool conference photographer David J Colbran blogs about the THE Awards with lots of award photography examples

Times Higher Education Awards photography

Just before Christmas I covered 4 conferences in December. This case study details the Times Higher Education conference and awards evening - a challenging commission - 20 awards in an hour ceremony - boom !

Categories: Photography, Liverpool, Events
Tags: conference, business, commercial, THE, highereduction, education, awards, gala, evening

Published on Thu Feb 8, 2024

The best and skilled conference photographer in Liverpool. I provide high skilled conference photography expertise in Merseyside and across the UK. Book today.

Skilled conference photographer in Liverpool

I absolutely love the spontaneity of events. Whether you are throwing a glittering gala, a corporate event, or arranging a business conference, I'll document the event and share the events story and spirit through photography.

Categories: Photography, Liverpool, Events
Tags: conference, business, commercial, events, conferences, medical, health, TheSpine

Published on Fri Dec 22, 2023

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